Pet ownership is a very rewarding experience, but there's one thing that can make you want to turn around and head back to the shelter -- fleas. A flea infestation is one of the worst things you can go through as a pet owner, not to mention the discomfort it causes your poor pet. There are several life cycles to a flea and unless you quash it at each stage at the same time, you're going to continue to have problems. And then you have ticks, which are entirely another issue. If you want to get pests off your pets and out of your home, take a look at our five tips.